with MingleMedia TV
What's your best tweet?
Thanks to all our supporters for helping us win the #Television category in the 3rd Annual Shorty Awards (oh wait, that is in the future)
What are six things you could never do without?
The Twitter, My iPhone, the Wireless Interwebs, my iMac, watching Video on the web! and my sailboat
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I use it as my voice online to build my brand & community
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Hootsuite (and TweetGrid)
Twitter or Facebook?
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
Several of the # are pretty funny like #MovieInYourPants & others that breaks up boredom & gets people thinking!
What feature should Twitter add?
In the real-time web I don't want more distraction but 3rd party add-ons can fill needs for specific people not masses
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
My dog. She talks to me all day long but if she could Tweet, I'd understand what she's saying #NotCrazy
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
I used to hate "LOL" and now... I caved and use it more than I should because "ROFLMAO" is too long (everything else I spell out)
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
I would love @Ev to follow me!
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes, I have. Mostly they're hot babes looking for love. Now if they were hot dudes - I'd keep 'em.
Why should we vote for you?
Twitter has helped me promote & support web TV shows for over 2 years including connecting INDIE creators & building community
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
Huh you mean that #MingleMediaTV is the best eva, isn't?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
I met @teeco71 on Twitter (he lives in NYC) & then IRL - he's awesome. We share interests & causes & humor.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
I'm authentic in my support of our community, sharing creators works to help them be found, mix in humor, support good deeds
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
A few times, at least to my "face" LOL - but haven't been put in Twitter Jail for overtweeting yet
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Be authentic, be a character, respond to @mentions, retweet, join conversations, learn to use # & follow back!
How long can you go without a tweet?
I'm not addicted... but like to stay connected. I never panic when the Twitter #FailWhale happens #NOT
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
I think the tireless work by @HardlyNormal is amazing. Not only does he help #Homeless he motivates us to open our eyes & take action
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
@Misadventurer he is unpredictible, insightful and wicked smart
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
It's a time suck. LOL.
Why should people follow you?
I like to connect filmmakers to audience by genre so if you're looking for cool web tv shows or are a creator who needs fan- I can help you
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
Yes - I follow @HaydenBlack as his tweets are irreverent, creative and always topical as it relates to what's hot at that moment
How do you decide what to tweet?
I follow keywords, look at trends, check out what's in my stream - but also what's happening LIVE in our community at #MMTVN
Why'd you start tweeting?
I'm a geek - got on Twitter in 2008 and evolved my use of it from thinking it was a time suck to a way to build & connect
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
It has made it easier for me to find & connect with people world wide and build more relationships online & IRL
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Do more good. It's not always about YOU. We should use twitter to explore & support our community & be a do-gooder!!
How will the world change in the next year?
More people will join us on the real-time web and hopefully we will continue to find Twitter to be a way to build community
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Interjecting your inflammatory commentary in a #conversation just to be disruptive & rude - bullying & not being nice
What will the world be like 10 years from now?